Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 Encountered an Error during Setup : FIXED

Are You getting an Error Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 Encountered an Error during Setup While Installing Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 on your Computer ? – If Yes , Here in this Post I am going to Tell you the Whole Procedure to Fix this Error and Install Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 on Your Computer Successfully.

Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 Encountered an Error during Setup

Read Minimum Requirements for Office 2013

  • Processor – 1Ghz or More ( x86- or x64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set )
  • RAM – 1GB (For 32 Bit) and 2GB (For 64 Bit)
  • Hard Disk – 3 GB Free Space
  • Operating System – Windows 8,Windows 7,Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012
  • Display – Direct X 10 Graphics card and 1024 x 576 Resolution for Graphics hardware acceleration
  • .Net Framework – 3.5 or Above

Note – Keep all your Device Drivers and Windows Fully Updated

Steps to Fix the Error ‘Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 Encountered an Error during Setup’

  • Disable Any antivirus Program if Running in Background Before Installation Process
  • Uninstall any Previous Installed Versions of Microsoft Office though it is not Said by Microsoft anywhere to Uninstall previous Versions to Install this one but it is better to remove Older Versions if You are facing this Error
  • Go to Setup.exe and Run it as an Administrator
    • Now Go to RUN and type ‘regedit‘ to Open Windows Registry Editor
  • Now Search For the Following Key

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE> SOFTWARE> Microsoft> Windows NT> CurrentVersion> AppCompatFlags

  • Make Sure to Back Up the Key AppCompatFlags
  • Now Delete the Key AppCompatFlags Only
  • That’s all and You are all done and Hope Fully this time You will not Get this Error Again


  • If Your Installation Still Fails It Can Happen due to Corrupt or Damaged Scheduler Database.Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 Uses Task Scheduler to Install Some of Its Components therefore to Resolve this You can Try the Following Command in Command Prompt and then Start Installing Again

net start schedule

  • If Your Installation Still Fails Go to The Folder C:/Windows/Tasks and Delete all the Contents of the Folder and If there are Many tasks in that Folder You can Make Backup of them Before Deleting Them.Run Installation Process Again and Hope it Works

* If you Have Any Further Queries on this Issue Feel Free to Ask by Commenting below or Contacting Me

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  1. I tried the above procedure but the problems still continue. What else can I do?

    1. Have You Tried Deleting the Tasks From the Folder C:/Windows/Tasks and then Installing it Again….It Has Solved the Problem For Most of the Users but if the Problem Still Persists Try Installing with a Different Copy of Microsoft Office 2013….

  2. These steps worked just fine!!
    I was struggling with the error but after performing the steps everything worked just fine!

    Great post!


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